IUCN SSC Mid-Atlantic Island Invertebrates Specialist Group

A giant insect ecosystem is collapsing due to humans. It’s a catastrophe

Domingo, 22 de Outubro de 2017

Insects have triumphed for hundreds of millions of years in every habitat but the ocean. Their success is unparalleled, which makes their disappearance all the more alarming.

More at: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/oct/21/insects-giant-ecosystem-collapsing-human-activity-catastrophe?CMP=Share_AndroidApp_Gmail

 

 

 

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How many endemic species of arthropods are in Madeira archipelago?

There are about 921 arthropod species and subespecies endemic to Madeira. See also http://sea-entomologia.org/IDE@/revista_6B.pdf

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